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The gentle Tuscan giant: Chianina cow

Have you ever wondered why the famous Florentine Steak (“bistecca fiornetina”) has to be so thick and why has to weigh at least 1 kg? Did you know that the real bistecca fiorentina is obtained by a particular Tuscan cattle of cows, called “Chianina”? Chianina cows are wonderful, elegant animals, called like this due to the place where they were borned (Chianina comes from the word “Val di Chiana”, an area in the southern part of Tuscany). Would you like to see them in person? Live the authentic Tuscany with us!